Then spake the Lord to Paul in the night by a vision, Be not afraid, but speak, and hold not thy peace: For I am with thee, and no man shall set on thee to hurt thee: for I have much people in this city.
And when they had laid many stripes upon them, they cast them into prison, charging the jailor to keep them safely: Who, having received such a charge, thrust them into the inner prison, and made their feet fast in the stocks. And at midnight Paul and Silas prayed, and sang praises unto God: and the prisoners heard them. And suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken: and immediately all the doors were opened, and every one’s bands were loosed. And tContinue Reading
For we know in part, and we prophesy in part. But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part shall be done away. When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.
For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?
These things said he: and after that he saith unto them, Our friend Lazarus sleepeth; but I go, that I may awake him out of sleep. Then said his disciples, Lord, if he sleep, he shall do well. Howbeit Jesus spake of his death: but they thought that he had spoken of taking of rest in sleep. Then said Jesus unto them plainly, Lazarus is dead. And I am glad for your sakes that I was not there, to the intent ye may believe; nevertheless let us go unto him. Then said Thomas, which is called Didymus,Continue Reading
Let your women keep silence in the churches: for it is not permitted unto them to speak; but they are commanded to be under obedience, as also saith the law. And if they will learn any thing, let them ask their husbands at home: for it is a shame for women to speak in the church.
Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand;
And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise.
The first proverb is in the first chapter of the Book of Proverbs and the seventh verse. After the introduction, speaking of, “The Proverbs of Solomon the son of David, the king of Israel: To know wisdom, to receive instruction … to give subtlety to the simple … the wise to hear … to understand the proverb” [Proverbs 1:1-6], the first one then follows: “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge” [Proverbs 1:7]. In the ninth chapter and the tenth verse, that same proverb is said agContinue Reading
For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures;